Keyword: Jared Polis
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Colorado Gov. Polis urges caution as virus trends improve

Just over half a month since Gov. Jared Polis issued a statewide mask-wearing order — and two weeks since he cut down Colorado's last call for alcohol to 10 p.m. to discourage unruly socializing … more

Several Colorado counties at risk of rollback on reopening as COVID-19 flares

About one-fourth of Colorado’s counties stood to lose progress on reopening after the coronavirus’ spread appeared to worsen in their populations. more

Colorado Gov. Polis issues statewide mask order, hoping for 'wake-up call’

Faced with a potential exponential growth curve of COVID-19 cases that threatens to overrun Colorado’s intensive care capacity by September, Gov. Jared Polis has issued a statewide mask-wearing … more

Polis avoids mask rule despite 'warning lights' in Colorado

After the number of current COVID-19 hospitalizations across Colorado jumped by nearly 40% in less than a week, Gov. Jared Polis again stressed the importance of wearing masks, but still stopped … more

Polis urges 'summer without parties' as COVID-19 climbs in Colorado

On the heels of more data showing COVID-19 on the rise in his state, Gov. Jared Polis still scraped up a hopeful if worried tone in pushing Coloradans to turn the trajectory around. And he kept up … more

Colorado closes bars, nightclubs after young crowds spread virus

Just 12 days after Colorado allowed bars and nightclubs to open statewide, a concerning uptick in COVID-19 cases fueled by young Coloradans forced state officials to pump the brakes and close … more

Colorado officials warn COVID-19 could surge again

Pointing to worrying COVID-19 trends in neighboring states and an outbreak of cases following Boulder college-area parties, Gov. Jared Polis implored Coloradans to take caution with a baseball … more

Polis encourages protesters to get COVID-19 test

“What happened to George Floyd was not only wrong; it was brutal, it was inhumane and it was murder,” Polis said at a June 2 news conference. more

Parker mayor to Polis: Restaurants, gyms should be fully open

Parker Mayor Mike Waid sent a letter to Gov. Jared Polis May 18, requesting an expedited process allowing all business to reopen. Waid signed the letter on behalf of the Town of Parker and the town … more

State suspending Castle Rock restaurant's business license after it defies public health order

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment believes that C&C Coffee and Kitchen in Castle Rock is causing "an immediate health hazard," Gov. Jared Polis said at a May 11 news … more

Polis 'optimistic' but not certain about schools re-opening in August

Gov. Jared Polis said he expects in-person classes to resume at the state's schools in the fall, but acknowledged that it isn't certain. more

In Colorado, some social distancing restrictions to continue for months, at least

When Gov. Jared Polis announced the extension of Colorado's stay-at-home order in a statewide television and radio address April 6, he took on a historical tone. “This April will always be known as … more

Colorado's statewide stay-at-home order extended to April 26

Just as Gov. Jared Polis invoked Americans' sacrifice in World War II when he announced Colorado's stay-at-home order nearly two weeks earlier, he again called up the dire and communal spirit of that … more

Polis urges Coloradans to wear cloth masks in public

Gov. Jared Polis wants Colorado “converting to a mask culture.” That's how the governor put it during a news conference where he urged Coloradans to wear face coverings any time they go out of … more
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